Tuesday, 5th December 2023
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Plateau State

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Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau has promised to clear the backlog of pension arrears, amounting to N30 billion, to alleviate the sufferings of retirees in the state. Mutfwang made the promise on Monday in Jos at the opening of the first-ever Plateau Government/NLC/TUC retreat, saying that workers' welfare remains his topmost priority. The governor said…
20 Nov
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, sacked the governor of Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang
19 Nov
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Sunday sacked the governor of Plateau state, Caleb Mutfwang. The court, in a unanimous decision by a three-member panel of Justices, held that Mutfwang was not validly nominated and sponsored by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to participate in 18 March the gubernatorial election. The appellate court…
8 Nov
The Nigerian Army has apprehended Philip Gokas, the alleged mastermind behind the brutal murder of Adamu Idris Gabdo, the Ardo of Panyam in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
6 Nov
Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau has reaffirmed his readiness to revamp the agricultural sector toward boosting the economy of the state. Mutfwang said this on Sunday at the 37th Reunion Service of old students of Boys High School, Gindiri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that GOSA is made up of old students of…
5 Nov
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has raised grave concern, highlighting recent events in Plateau State that have cast a shadow of doubt and suspicion over the integrity of the state's judiciary.
24 Oct
The Plateau chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed excitement at the National Assembly Appeal Tribunal judgments that nullified the election of Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Simon Mwadkon and Rep Musa Agah. A unanimous judgment read by Justice Elfreda Oluwayemisi Williams- Dawodu on behalf of the three-member panel on Sunday, sacked Mwadkon and Agah,…
15 Oct
Residents of Kabong community in Gada Biyu District of Jos North Local Council of Plateau State were thrown into mourning yesterday as no fewer than 10 persons were electrocuted by a power transformer that caught fire in the area.
30 Sep
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has sacked the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Moses Sule.
26 Sep
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has pledged to ensure justice for victims of alleged illegal human organ harvesting in Plateau, involving one Noah Kekere and two other suspects.
22 Sep
The Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal has affirmed the election declaring governor Caleb Mutfwang as the winner of the 2023 gubernatorial poll in Plateau state. The Tribunal sitting in Jos, the capital of Plateau and consists of a three-member panel delivered its judgment on Friday. It upheld the election of governor Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic…
21 Sep
The Plateau State Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal has scheduled Friday, September 22, as the day for delivering its judgment on the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Nentawe Yiltwatda. The petition challenges the victory of Governor Caleb Mutfwang, the candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), in the Saturday, March 18…


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Ashanti, aged 43, and Nelly, aged 49, are reportedly anticipating the arrival of their first child together, as disclosed by an insider to Us Weekly. A source informed the outlet, "Nelly and Ashanti are eagerly awaiting the birth of their first baby together." While this will be Ashanti’s inaugural experience as a parent, the "Dilemma"…
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MEDICAL experts and stakeholders have blamed the government over low production of vaccines in Nigeria, which will result in difficulty in eradicating the spread of contagious diseases in the country. This report, spearheaded by the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), in collaboration with The People's Vaccine (PVA) and Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), focused…
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*It is time to take over leadership, Reps' Deputy speaker charges youths NO fewer than 170 youths development organisations across the country are to receive the sum of $1.2 million across the country. The package, which came through a private arrangement, initiated by LEAP Africa, with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation, is aimed…
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THE enforcement team of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, confiscated Schedule 1 Narcotic drugs and other unregistered drugs worth over N30 million from a wholesale pharmaceutical shop in Wuse 2, in Wuse District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The team also raided another shop belonging to the same…
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ABIA State Governor, Alex Otti, has commended the Catholic Church for establishing the first university in Umuahia, the state capital. The institution, named Lux Mundi University, is located at the new Ndagbo City, IsiamaAfaraukwu/Ossah, Ibeku, in Umuahia North Council. Lux Mundi, an Italian word, which means ‘Light of the World,’ is one of the private…
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr Abbas Tajudeen has expressed grief over the killing of 30 persons at Tudun Biri community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State by a bomb said to have been inadvertently dropped by personnel of the Nigerian Army.
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The ruling All progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced the indefinite postponement of the inauguration of its standing committees billed to take place tomorrow.
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Former Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to stop giving excuses over the excruciating pains and hardship being experienced by Nigerians.
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Wife of former Ekiti state Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi have emphasised the need for Nigeria to stop fueling practices, beliefs and stereotypes that undermine the physical and emotional well-being of women and girls to combat all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
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A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has dismissed a suit filed by a former governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, over the ownership of vehicles he took away on leaving office in May 2023. In June, the police went to houses belonging to Matawalle to take possession of the vehicles as ordered by the…